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Magician Steve Spill performing at Magicopolis in Santa Monica

Discover the Best Magic Shows in Los Angeles

11/03/2016

Jordan Gold

Home of The Academy of Magical Arts for more than 50 years, the Magic Castle in Hollywood is widely considered one of the most difficult places to get into. Here are some of the other best places to find live magic in Los Angeles.

Dia de los Muertos at Self Help Graphics & Art

Day of the Dead Events in L.A. for the Entire Family

10/28/2016

Leslee Komaiko

It seems especially fitting to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos on Olvera Street. After all, the thoroughfare is part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, the oldest part of Los Angeles, and the city center when it was under Mexican rule in the 19th century. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, there will be folklorico dancers and puppet shows. A procession will take place both evenings beginning at 7 p.m. Can’t get there over the weekend? The colorful altars will be on display through Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Plastica West 3rd St

Shop Small Spotlight: Plastica

10/27/2016

Discover Los Angeles

Carla Denker’s business idea was inspired by a trip to a Mexican street market and finding the now iconic brightly colored plastic shopping bags. The Pasadena native bought every color combination of the bags she could find, and upon returning home to Los Angeles, found a spot, (originally in Silver lake), and a name: Plastica. 

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